HEIR TO A DUKE, A DEBUTANTE AND AN ARRANGED MARRIAGE
It couldn't have been any more perfect...
Miss Louella Rose is Sweet, Beautiful. Refined. The answer to all her family's woes. But beneath her flawless complexion, behind her mesmerizing eyes, she hides a secret shame.
The Marquess of Stanton promised to marry the woman of his father's choice by the age of thirty and that time has finally come. To his surprise and delight, the chosen lady is the perfect debutante, for him anyhow, and he couldn't be happier... until he discovers the scars that make no sense – scars that shatter the illusion of perfection.
LIES, greed and blood lay waste to a most promising marriage. Can their love overcome the ravages of guilt and carry them through life's imperfections?
Taboo subject revealed
The subject of cutting oneself is difficult at best but in this story, acceptable explanation is presented. I also enjoyed the heroines adventurous sexual experiences for a virgin. Made for great reading
Telling people they can just cover up when they cut themselves is ridiculous. Couldn’t even get into the book because of it.
TRIGGER WARNING SELF HARM
Literally within the first few pages there’s clear descriptions of self harm that were extremely triggering. I didn’t expect it and it was really upsetting.